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This is a "best guess" listing for the word "tcuskuue" in language English, meaning that only one of the definitions for this word will be shown (the one with the highest total votes). See all the definitions for tcuskuue.

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valsi tcuskuue
type fu'ivla
creator krtisfranks
time entered Mon Feb 5 22:19:13 2018

Definition #70449 - Preferred [edit]
definition x1 (lu; quote) is said/expressed by x2, followed by expression x3 (lu; quote), via expressive medium x4.
notes x1 and x3 form a continuous quotation with no gap, namely x1 + x3 (where '+' denotes concatenation). This is useful for dialogue/monologue in books; for example: ""Hi", said Bill, "how are you?"" translates to "lu coi li'u tcuskuue la .bil. lu pei li'u". Notice that x2 can come before or after the selbri (in the bridi-head or bridi-tail, resp.), corresponding to "x2 said" or "said x2" resp. It is typical to have x3 complete the thought of x1; in verbal form, there may be a natural or temporal break between x1 and x3. No audience is necessary. Modify this selbri via seltau in order to change how the expression is presented (examples: exclamation, question, imploration, dubious assertion, etc.). See: "cusku", ".alcu".
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created by krtisfranks
vote information 2
time Fri Nov 9 14:52:21 2018


krtisfranks{cusku} + {re}.[edit]
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